Executive Board

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Jorge Alberto Nogueira
Jorge Alberto Nogueira was born in Argentina. He studied chemical and process engineering at the University in Buenos Aires. He began his career with Dow Chemical in Brazil. Later he moved to French chemical company Rhône-Poulenc, holding various positions in Brazil, China, the USA and France. From 2007, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Brazilian elastomeric producer Petroflex, S.A. Following its acquisition by LANXESS, Nogueira held various management positions in the specialty chemicals company. Since January 2015, he has led the business unit Tire & Specialty Rubbers. On April 1, 2016, Jorge Nogueira became a member of the Executive Board of ARLANXEO. Since September 9, 2017 he is CEO of ARLANXEO.

Biography

Chief Financial Officer
Ali Ba-Baidhan

Ali Ba-Baidhan was born in Saudi Arabia. He began his career with Saudi Aramco in 1984 and has served in various accounting, corporate finance and treasury positions, including Financial Controller of Saudi Aramco Total Refining Company (SATORP), Chief Financial Officer of Aramco Trading Company, and Manager Contract Review & Cost Compliance Department. Since February 2013, he has served as Manager of the Operation Accounting Department of Saudi Aramco. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Aramco Gulf Oil Company (AGOC). Ali Ba-Baidhan is Chief Financial Officer of ARLANXEO.

Biography

Chief Procurement Officer
Fayez Alsharef

Fayez Alsharef began his career with Saudi Aramco in 2002 and before that he worked with SABIC for nine years. At Saudi Aramco he served in various leadership roles in the areas of operations and business development, including leading the commercial team responsible for the establishment of Sadara. He was Vice President, Chemicals Sales and Marketing at Aramco Trading Company from January 1st 2014 to October 2015, after which he moved to become the manager of Domestic Sales and Logistics Department responsible for Saudi Aramco's domestic sales of all feedstocks and fuels. Fayez Alsharef is Chief Procurement Officer of ARLANXEO.

Biography

Member of the Executive Board
Christian Widdershoven
Christian Widdershoven was born in the Netherlands. He started his career in 1996 within Corporate R&D at Royal DSM. Between 2000 and 2011 Widdershoven fulfilled a range of Marketing & Sales and New Business Development functions within DEX Plastomers and several Royal DSM Business Groups. In May 2011 he became Head of Global Marketing & Sales, Supply Chain Management and R&D for the specialties business within LANXESS, Business Unit Technical Rubber Products. In 2014, after 2 years at DSM Dyneema, Widdershoven was appointed Managing Director and Global Head of the Keltan EPDM business within High Performance Elastomers business unit (BU HPE) at ARLANXEO. Since September 2017 he is a member of the Executive Board of ARLANXEO. In addition, he is head of BU HPE.

Biography